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The country of the blind

and other stories

by H. G. Wells

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  • 37 Currently reading

Published by T. Nelson and Sons in London, New York [etc.] .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • English Science fiction

  • Edition Notes

    Wells, G.H. Wells, 41, Chappell, F.A. Wells. p. 18

    Statementby H.G. Wells
    Classifications
    LC ClassificationsPR5774 .C6 1911
    The Physical Object
    Paginationxii, p., 1 l., [15]-574, [1] p. col. front.
    Number of Pages574
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL24962423M
    LC Control Number13002272
    OCLC/WorldCa2234553

      In the Country of the Blind (Hardcover) A Novel. By Edward Hoagland. Arcade, , pp. Publication Date: November 1, Other Editions of This Title: Library Binding, Large Print (4/1/). The story The Country of the blind is full of paradoxes. The story should not be understood literally, for it is impossible to have a country whose population is totally and physically blind. The story should, however, be understood as an allegory, a story that .


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In the Country of the Blind by Edward Hoagland is a so-so novel set in the 's. At 47, Press is losing his sight. Due to his loss of sight, he has already lost his job as a stockbroker and his wife, who doesn't want to care for him.

He moves to a cabin in Vermont, near a couple helpful neighbors, a hippy commune, and, apparently, drug /5(7). The Country of the Blind and Other Stories in the Oxford World Classics Edition.

It weighs in at pages, and is a substantial sampling from Wells' stories. The bulk of his productivity was novels, and I do not think you can gain a sum total appreciation for the author's immense talent from the stories alone/5.

“The Country of the Blind” by H.G. Wells, tells the story of Nuñez, who is blind in one eye, and who travels to a village in the Andes Mountains that was cut off from the rest of civilization.

Doing the opposite - say, starting with the 7th book in a series and following that with the 2nd - can result in the opposite reaction.

Such was the case when I read "Country of the Blind". Murders. Conspiracies. Corruption!4/5. Country of the Blind is a fast paced thriller. It is very hard to put down. It moves from one tense scenario with a set of characters to characters are very well developed and believable, although Jack Parlabane himself is a bit heroically James Bondish.

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